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Stephen Yurchak

Stephen M. Yurchak Sr.

Wednesday, August 18th, 1926 - Friday, October 2nd, 2020
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Stephen M. Yurchak, Sr., 94 years old, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, October 2, 2020. Born to Louis and Mary Yurchak in Franklin, NJ, he has lived in Hardyston Twp for the last 67 years.

Stephen served with the United States Army during WWII and then worked as Plant Service Supervisor for Schering-Plough in Lafayette, NJ for many years retiring in 1996. Stephen was a founding member, active parishioner, Lector and Eucharistic minister for 30 years and a Trustee for 20 years of St. Jude the Apostle RC Church in Hamburg, NJ. Stephen owned and operated the Mountain Road Farm in Hardyston Twp., NJ for over 70 years and enjoyed gardening as well as being a dedicated caregiver for his children.

Stephen is predeceased by his wife, Anne M. Yurchak(2015), 3 children, Eileen(1973), Patricia(1999) and John(2012) and 4 brothers and sisters, Andrew, Peter, Joseph Yurchak and Irene Zipco. Stephen is the devoted father of Linda Op’t Hof and her husband, Jan of Hardyston Twp., NJ and Stephen Yurchak, Jr. and his wife, Doris of Hardyston Twp., NJ. Loving grandfather of Andrew, Christine, Thomas, Justin and Joseph. Great grandfather of Orin and August. Cherished by many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive their friends at F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main Street, Franklin, NJ on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 3-7 PM. Funeral from the funeral home on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 9:30 AM with Mass of Christian Burial at St. Jude the Apostle RC Church, Hamburg, NJ at 10:30 AM. Interment to follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Hardyston Twp., NJ. Memorial gifts to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 25 East Spring Valley Avenue, Suite 210, Maywood, NJ 07607 would be greatly appreciated.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    F. John Ramsey Funeral Home
    One Main Street
    FRANKLIN, NJ 07416
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    ***Due to government restrictions, visitation will be limited to 50 people in the funeral home at any one time and face coverings are required for entry.***
  • Service

    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 | 10:30am
    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 10:30am
    St. Jude the Apostle RC Church
    4 Beaver Run Road
    Hardyston Twp., NJ 07419
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    Rev. Michael A. Rodak
    Rev. Msgr. James O'Rorke
  • Interment

    Immaculate Conception Cemetery
    176 North Church Road
    FRANKLIN, NJ 07416
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Linda and Jan

Posted at 08:02pm
Our deepest thanks to all who helped our Dad to remain in his home until his passing, especially Doris, Steve, Martha, Joe. Justin, all the medical professionals, Jim O'Rorke. Elaine O., and all the friends, neighbors and family who blessed his final days with their thoughts and prayers. God bless you all.

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